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In a landmark judgment, the SC has reaffirmed that the reserved job quotas for minorities and PWDs are their constitutional right and cannot be reversed or made available to other citizens in Pakistan.
A missing teenage Christian girl was found dead in a canal in Kamalia, 60 km away from her hometown of Samundari, Faisalabad. The girl was reported missing along with her father 10 days ago. The investigation is still underway.
Voicepk.net is a platform that aims to raise awareness about rights violations and give a voice to marginalized communities by bringing their concerns to the attention of the authorities and the national discourse. We take a look back to some of our stories from 2022 that have had an impact and helped victims get access to justice.
Speaking in the session ‘Mainstreaming Radicalism: Legitimizing Extremists – Impact on Minorities' at the Asma Jahangir Conference 2022, minority legislators and representatives of minority communities have called on the government to end forced conversions as well as the disenfranchisement of the scheduled castes in Pakistan.
A journalist in Ghotki is facing a court case after reporting on the eviction of Hindu families from a flood relief camp.
The National Human Rights Commission has taken suo motu notice of alleged forced conversion of a Sikh woman in KP and desecration of Ahmadi graves in Punjab.
The Joint Action Committee for Peoples’ Rights has defended a report of the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) to the UN Human Rights Council, condemning a vilification campaign against civil society organisations.
How blasphemy victims and their defence counsels are ostracised in Pakistan
Destroyed in 1992 in retaliation for the Babri Mosque incident in India, restoration of Lahore's historic Jain Temple is now ongoing with hopes to transform it from a symbol of religious hate to harmony.
A minority rights organization has demanded that in the upcoming census there should be transparency so that people from all sections of society are properly represented.